Cisco Meraki - Product Manager, API & Developer Platform
Location:San Francisco, California, US
Area of InterestEngineer - Pre Sales and Product Management
Technology InterestCloud and Data Center, Networking
Product Manager - API & Developer Platform
The Cisco Meraki team is seeking a creative and driven Product Manager to lead product management activities for our public API. You will be on the team that covers product areas such as the user experience, API, developer ecosystem, and backend infrastructure. Your mission will be to lead the next-generation cloud connected hardware strategy. You will drive the strategy to expand the capabilities of Meraki’s cloud management APIs and collaborate with product teams across the company (wireless access points, network security appliances, intelligent video cameras and more).
Meraki is changing the way the industry thinks about networking, and you will lead the charge to continue the evolution. You will team up with forward-thinking engineers and excited customers to help ensure that we have the best user experience and the most advanced cloud platform in the industry. You will work closely with the executive team to establish a winning strategy, and collaborate with our extraordinary sales, marketing, and partner teams to ensure market-adoption and rapid growth.
You will have a significant impact on one of the fastest growing connected hardware companies in the world, reach a global customer base, and work at the cutting edge of large scale cloud managed hardware.
Every day is truly unlike the one before. Your penchant for approaching problems with creative solutions, sincere passion for engineering, and ambition to be part of (and lead) an innovative and inspiring team are the tools that you’ll need to be a Meraki Product Leader.
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:
Define the strategy for the Meraki API (REST and Webhooks)
Discover and prioritize customer use cases and requirements to expand our products to new markets
Work closely with our elite engineering teams to continue to simplify our best in class user experience
Define product strategy, roadmap, positioning, and pricing
Team up with our rapidly growing sales teams and partners to solve customer problems
Define and drive discrete components of a cross-product unification strategy across all layers - engineering, sales, marketing and product
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR:
5+ years of experience in a Product Management role
Technical background in cloud infrastructure and agile software development
Have worked cross-functionally on large projects with multiple engineering teams
BA/BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related degree
You have a real passion for learning about networking, cloud, and emerging disruptive technologies
You have a strong sense of customer empathy to care deeply about top customer problems
You are able to easily communicate complicated concepts to non-technical people
You have an ambitious, can-do attitude with an intuitive understanding of product quality
You love solving technical problems in creative ways
Experience with or certified in Scrum/Agile methodologies
Experience working at a SaaS or PaaS enterprise company
Why Cisco Meraki?
We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking ambitious risks to craft the technologies that give us connected cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unusual personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. We are encouraging leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. We Are Cisco Meraki.
At Cisco Meraki, we’re challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. When we connect different perspectives, we can imagine new possibilities, encourage innovation, and release the full potential of our people. We’re building an employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone.
Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.